“WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone” Live Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
January 25th, 2009

WEC 38 took place tonight at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California. In the co-main event, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber submitted Jens Pulver in the 1stRound of their matchup, and WEC lightweight champion Jaime Varner controversially defeated Donald Cerrone in the night’s main event.

Preliminary Bouts:

Benson Henderson
Defeated Anthony Njokuani via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 0:42 the 2ndRound
Edgar Garcia Defeated Hiromitsu Miura via TKO at 1:18 in the 1stRound
Dominick Cruz Defeated Ian McCall via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Scott Jorgensen Defeated Frank Gomez via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:09 in the 1stRound
Jesse Lennox Defeated Blas Avena via TKO at :41 in the 2ndRound
Charlie Valencia Defeated Seth Dikun via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Main Card Bouts:

Jose Aldo Defeated Rolando Perez via TKO at 4:15 in the 1stRound
Danillo Villefort Defeated Mike Campbell via TKO at 3:53 in the 1stRound
Urijah Faber Defeated Jens Pulver via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 1:34 in the 1stRound
Jamie Varner Defeated Donald Cerrone via Split Decision (49-46, 47-48, 49-46) – The fight was stopped in the 5thRound due to an unintentional knee to Varner’s head. Under the regulations of the California State Athletic Commission, a fight will automatically go to the score cards when unintentional strikes leave a fighter unable to continue.

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